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The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (album) by Genesis

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The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway by Genesis (1974)
Overall rank: 203rd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 701 votes)
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Accolades: Award Best album of 1974 (1st)
Award Top 50 albums of the 1970s (50th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (203rd)

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Genesis bestography

The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway is ranked 2nd best out of 28 albums by Genesis on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Genesis is Selling England By The Pound which is ranked number 133 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 19,619.

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The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway track list

Overall chart historyOverall chart history The tracks on this album have an average rating of 83 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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1.The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
 86/100 (175 votes)
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2.Fly On A Windshield
 85/100 (150 votes)
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3.Broadway Melody Of 1974
 83/100 (128 votes)
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4.Cuckoo Cocoon
 82/100 (132 votes)
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5.Track pickIn The Cage
 88/100 (161 votes)
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6.The Grand Parade Of Lifeless Packaging
 81/100 (126 votes)
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7.Back In N.Y.C.
 85/100 (148 votes)
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8.Hairless Heart
 83/100 (125 votes)
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9.Counting Out Time
 85/100 (148 votes)
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10.Track pickCarpet Crawlers
 91/100 (217 votes)
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11.The Chamber Of 32 Doors
 84/100 (124 votes)
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12.Lilywhite Lilith
 84/100 (127 votes)
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13.The Waiting Room
 76/100 (110 votes)
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14.Anyway
 85/100 (134 votes)
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15.Supernatural Anaesthetist
 82/100 (108 votes)
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16.Track pickThe Lamia
 88/100 (146 votes)
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17.Silent Sorrow In Empty Boats
 79/100 (112 votes)
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18.Colony Of Slippermen: The Arrival/A Visit To The Doktor/The Raven
 84/100 (119 votes)
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19.Ravine
 76/100 (109 votes)
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20.The Light Dies Down On Broadway
 84/100 (117 votes)
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21.Riding The Scree
 81/100 (109 votes)
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22.In The Rapids
 80/100 (110 votes)
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23.It
 84/100 (131 votes)
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The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway rankings

The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway ratings

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83/100 (from 701 votes)
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70/100
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72/100
 
100/100
04/19/2019 20:57
87/100
 
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76/100
 
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04/01/2019 17:59
80/100

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95/100
From coryc213
An amazing year with so many wild releases! 1974 is truly best described by the insanity that is The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway!
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70/100
Genesis absolute best. Still no favourite band of mine. In between Rush/Marillion/Pink Flyd and Beatles. A bit to "fancy".
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90/100
It's a solid album with some outstanging songs, but it gets a bit tiring to listen to it in one listen. 7.6/10.
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100/100
This album didn’t take with me for many years. I was the Selling England By The Pound is a much better album, Genesis has done better person. My college roommates and others were strong supporters of this album and yet I resisted, didn’t own it for years. In hindsight I have no idea why, it has so much to offer - concept album, Hipgnosis artwork, Brian Eno, the original Genesis line-up, etc. all check boxes checked. Over time it has become one of my all time favorite albums, it has surpassed the rest of the Genesis catalogue, they never did anything better before or after. A true masterpiece that I believe many artists strive to achieve. I believe it will stand the test of time which is the real litmus test, just as the Beatles, Pink Floyd, etc. have albums that keep catching on with new generations and continue to be relevant this album is one of them as can be judged by its ranking and popularity on this site. If you don’t own this album you need to, a one of a kind genuine piece of art that has few imitators or comparisons.
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Posh English Charterhouse boys compose sprawling surrealist prog opera which will later inspire Ian Dury to write the lyric "there ain't half been some clever bastards".
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Rating:  
85/100
I have recently picked up an excellent copy of the vinyl double album. Although I have had it on CD for a couple of years I am hearing things I hadn't before. This is a very complex album which will need multiple listens for me to fully appreciate. It is one of those albums where the more you play it, the more you hear. The musicianship on this album is amazing.
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90/100
From NickD89
Very enjoyable double-LP. Even though the story is kind of twisted, I suggest everyone to try to understand the deeper meaning behind it. Gabriel's storytelling at his best.
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From Goliath
The story does not make much sense, but somehow this works. My favourite Genesis album.
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100/100
My favorite album by my favorite band of all time. It is somewhat difficult to get into the story that is being told, but that makes it all the more rewarding after multiple listens.
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The best album from Genesis.
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